Senior Mechanical Engineer

Recruiter
Kelly Services
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 May 2019
Closes
07 Jun 2019
Sectors
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have an excellent career opportunity with our early stage Edinburgh based client who are developing a novel mechanical energy storage system. Their team is growing, and they need dynamic engineers to drive forward the development of this innovative technology.

We are looking for an experienced Mechanical Engineer to play a key role in their small team. The right person will be very self-driven to work proactively across a number of areas of the technology at the same time as supporting areas of commercial and strategic development. This will require a very strong engineering understanding and clear organisational view to take responsibility from early stage conceptual design through to detailed analysis of systems and components. To be successful in this role you will have to learn fast and be comfortable working outside of your core expertise. You will also have to be very pro-active and great at driving your own work. As a small company developing a complex technology, they are building strong partnerships with other organisations and you will need to be an expert at managing and developing these partnerships in order to maximise the speed of progress.

Requirements
* Mechanical engineering industry experience
* Experience in the Energy sector would be very beneficial and at minimum a strong understanding of the factors affecting the development of modern power systems is required
* Very good understanding of core mechanical engineering concepts
* Strong design skills, both at the conceptual and detail level
* Experience with CAD software essential (preferably Solid works)
* Stress analysis and FEA experience desirable
* MATLAB and Simulink experience beneficial
* Experience in the process of generating and protecting new patents would be very valuable.
* MEng in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

Benefits
* Chance to make a significant impact within a small and dynamic, early-stage company
* Competitive salary dependent on experience. Options scheme for right people.
* Modern, flexible company. Potential for staff to work a 4 day week.

For more information on this excellent career opportunity with our dynamic client please contact the recruitment team on or apply online

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